The killing of Cecil the Lion by Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer has the internet in a spin. But what lessons are to be had by the business world? >>>
LINK: Cecil the Lion shows how reputational risk has gone global (by [Author] in Source)
As of this week, Walter J. Palmer of Minnesota, is pretty much obviously the world’s least-popular dentist. Palmer recently shot—as part of what he says he thought was a legal big-game hunt—a lion whose home was a protected national park in Zimbabwe.
There are some lessons for business in this tale. Even though Palmer wasn’t in Zimbabwe to “do business,” as a tourist he was none the less engaging in a commercial transaction.
The first and most obvious lesson involves….
What do you think?